The Northerner

Introducing the last soap-box hour

Robin Hampton and Elizabeth Keer

January 30, 2001


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If your days were numbered, and you had only one chance left to speak your mind, what would you say? The Last Lecture Series gives speakers a forum to give their final thoughts on the subject of their choice, according to Leigh Ann Schroeder, Last Lecture Series chair. "We thought it was a cool idea to...

A life less than ordinary … now

Cheryl Ritchie

January 30, 2001


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Why is everyone jumping to conclusions???? I know that our country is in a state of caution. But take a hard look at what is going on around you. Listen to what the news keeps telling us. Observe how your friends, family, and you are acting. Are you living your life the same way as you were before Se...

I’ll have one zombie invasion please!!!

Scott Wartman

January 30, 2001


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I wish zombies were real. If the walking undead rose from their moldy, putrid tombs, then all my other problems in life would seem insignificant. Think about it. If a horde of zombies encircle my home bent on devouring me from limb to limb, I would no longer have to worry about that damn research pa...

Norse men on winning streak in GLVC

Bruce Reller Jr.

January 30, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThings are looking up for the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team after its current three-game winning streak. Because of that streak, the Norse have clinched fourth place in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and home-field advantage in the first round of the tournament, which starts ...

Female athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 30, 2001


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Northern Kentucky University's Betsy Moore, a senior from Cincinnati, is the Northerner Female Athlete of the Week. Moore, a forward on the women's soccer team, led the Norse with a goal and assist in the 3-0 win over UW-Parkside and four assists in the 8-0 win over Lewis. "Betsy is an All-American and...

NKU woos tech firms for jobs

Scott Wartman

January 23, 2001


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If the Northern Kentucky University Foundation's plan succeeds, the Highland Heights, Ky., of the future may be full of prosperous technology companies. For the last two years, the foundation has worked with the city of Highland Heights, the city of Cold Springs, Campbell County and the Northern Kentucky ...

Stolen bookbags?

Susan Bartels

January 23, 2001


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Madonna Minter, a freshman Nursing major, catches a few zzz

Tales of Kazakstan

Jenny Plemmen

January 23, 2001


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Kazakstan was the main topic of last Wednesday's lunch seminar sponsored by the history and geography department. Dr. James Binney, professor of political science, spoke about his experience in the central Asian republics north of Afghanistan. Binney spent four years teaching American politics at the Ka...

On the road to diversity

Kelly Whitlock

January 23, 2001


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Northern Kentucky University students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to participate in a walk-a-thon designed to promote diversity in the community. On Oct. 6, the National Conference for Community and Justice is sponsoring the Walk As One Walk-A-Thon. The six mile walk will begin and end at Ye...

SGA awards the outstanding

Robin Hampton

January 23, 2001


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Cheryl RitchieThree book scholarships for the Spring 2002 semester will be awarded later this semester by the Student Government Association to students with outstanding leadership skills and community service. Each prize will consist of a $200 gift certificate for book purchases in the Northern Kentucky...

Local Chief of Police profiles racial profiling at NKU forum

W.T. Sprankles III

January 23, 2001


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On Thursday, Oct. 10, Anthany Beatty Sr., the first African-American Chief of Police of Lexington, Ky.. visited Northern Kentucky University. Chief Beatty was the guest speaker for a racial profiling forum that was hosted by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Rho Gamma chapter. Sixty-fiv...

NKU free from Anthrax threats

Rick Amburgey

January 23, 2001


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Despite multiple false alarms of anthrax in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, Northern Kentucky University has not yet received or been informed of any terrorist threats against the university. A university statement informed students, faculty and staff of precautions to take while opening mail. Th...

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